Country legend Willie Nelson's 70th birthday party certainly isn't going to be an A-list only affair - because everyone's invited.

WILLIE NELSON AND FRIENDS: LIVE + KICKIN', a public concert in New York on 9 April (03), will be taped for broadcast in May (03).

Wishing him many happy returns will be Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, SHERYL CROW, John Mellencamp and Norah Jones.